We are seeking a professional and highly organised Clerk to Governors to join our supportive and friendly team. This is a pivotal role over-seeing the administrative functions of our school’s governance team and ensuring that the business of the Governing Body, is conducted and clerked efficiently, effectively and with due regard to governance legislation and statutory practice guidance.

Knowledge of the clerking process would be a distinct advantage, however, is not essential, as training can be provided where necessary. Some hours can be worked flexibly each week, as agreed with the Chair of Governors and the school, however, attendance at evening meetings is essential.

Applications are invited from individuals who are currently either working as a Clerk to Governors, an exceptional administrator or a well-organised, efficient professional, who is seeking a part-time, flexible position.

The successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, maintaining confidentiality at all times;
  • Excellent IT skills and the ability to use Microsoft Office applications at a professional level, particularly Word and Excel;
  • A passion for accuracy and attention to detail with excellent organisational skills;
  • The ability to build and maintain professional working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and personnel;
  • A flexible and proactive attitude.

In return, the successful candidate can expect:

  • Outstanding professional support;
  • Comprehensive training opportunities;
  • A vibrant and dynamic student body that deserves the very best in teaching and support;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • Free on-site parking

If you would like to be a part of this successful and thriving school, and are a suitably qualified and highly motivated professional, we would like to hear from you. For an open conversation about the role and/or to arrange a visit prior to application with the Headteacher please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Gormley, on 01225 838200 or email gormleys@st-gregorys.org.uk to arrange a suitable time.

Contract type: Permanent, part time, term time only (Anticipated hours 8 per week but will depend on the meetings scheduled for the St Gregory’s Governing Body which will involve primarily after school and evening hours)
Salary: New B&NES Grade 4 SCP 7-8 £19,554-£19,945 (actual salary £3,567 for 8 hours per week)
Start date: As soon as possible
Closing date: Wednesday 16 October 2019
Interviews: Thursday 24 October 2019

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all successful applicants.

Details of our Child Protection Policy can be found on our website at http://www.st-gregorys.org.uk/useful-information/key-documents/

Applications should be posted or emailed to Mrs Jackson, Saint Gregory’s, Combe Hay Lane, Odd Down, Bath, BA2 8PA. They may also be submitted by email to: hr@st-gregorys.org.uk. Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.

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